2017 Autism Conference

Online registration has closed – attendance remains open.
You may register and pay with a credit card until Thursday, October 26, 4PM via Linda Lee at finance@lewiscountyuw.com or call 360-748-8100.

Walk ups may register and pay at TransAlta Commons at Centralia College from 8-9 am on Friday, October 27. We hope to see you!


Plan to Attend the 7th Annual
Southwest Washington Autism Conference

Friday, October 27, 2017
9 am to 2:30 pm – Centralia College

2017 Theme:  Taking Action: Planning for Lifelong Success –
Each year over 200 educators, health professionals, administrators, parents and adults on the ASD spectrum attend this informative event. We are pleased to move to a new venue at the Centralia College campus. We look forward to seeing you!

Registration Costs and Scholarship Information

Keynote Speaker: Monica Meyer, Autism Advocate and Mom will speak on Taking Action – Planning for Lifelong Success. We are honored to welcome Monica Meyer, a passionate educator since 1997 on behalf of ASD individuals for hundreds of parents, teachers, employment and residential agencies. Meyer’s passion for developing lifelong, ASD evidence-based strategies comes from her commitment to her own now-adult son Michael.

Break Out Session 1  – 10:15-11:00 AM
Keynote Q & A – Monica Meyer
Russell Lehmann
Next Steps After a New Diagnosis
Improving Work Behaviors with Behavior-Specific Praise

Break Out Session 2 – 12:10-1:00 PM
Panel: Adults on the Autism Spectrum
When an Emergency Happens
Tools to use Before Behaviors Escalate
Employment and Individuals with Autism
Get Smart: School and Medical Collaboration

Break Out Session 3 – 1:10-2:00 PM
Panel: Parents of Individuals on the Autism Spectrum
Deconstructing Defense Mode with Aspergers
DDA & IFS Waivers – Navigating Government Services
Working Collaboratively with Families and Schools

Expanded Information Conference Breakout Sessions 

Contact us for more information


Centralia College
University of Washington Autism Center

United Way of Lewis County 
Lewis County Public Health & Social Services
Providence Centralia Hospital
Community Foundation of South Puget Sound
In-Tot Development Center
University of Washington READi Lab
Lewis County Parent to Parent 
Washington Autism Alliance & Advocacy
Washington State Medical Home Partnerships Project
Autism Society of Washington
Basics NW